Chicken

Chicken

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The chicken (Gallus gallus domesticus) is a domesticated fowl, a subspecies of the Red Junglefowl. As one of the most common and widespread domestic animals, with a population of more than 24 billion in 2003, there are more chickens in the world than any other species of bird. Humans keep chickens primarily as a source of food, consuming both their meat and their eggs.

The traditional poultry farming view of the domestication of the chicken is stated in Encyclopædia Britannica (2007): "Humans first domesticated chickens of Indian origin for the purpose of cockfighting in Asia, Africa, and Europe. Very little formal attention was given to egg or meat production... " Recent genetic studies have pointed to multiple maternal origins in Southeast, East, and South Asia, but with the clade found in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa originating in the Indian subcontinent. From India, the domesticated chicken was imported to Lydia in western Asia Minor, and to Greece by the fifth century BC. Fowl had been known in Egypt since the mid-15th century BC, with the "bird that gives birth every day" having come to Egypt from the land between Syria and Shinar, Babylonia, according to the annals of Thutmose III. [...]

Recipes With Ingredient: Chicken

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Crock-pot BBQ Peach Pulled Chicken Sliders with Peachy Slaw, Caramelized Onions and Chipotle Mayo

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

This is a simpler and healthier take on the classic BBQ staple, pulled pork. Using chicken as apposed to pork ...

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Lasagna Cupcakes with Sausage and Mango Chutney

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Recipe courtesy Aarti Sequeira Aarti Sequeira’s new show, Taste In Translation, a Cooking Channel original series airs Friday nights at at 9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT. On Taste ...

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Pomegranate, Sriracha and Mint Chicken Wings

Average Rating: (5 / 5)

Recipe courtesy Aarti Sequeira Aarti Sequeira’s new show, Taste In Translation, a Cooking Channel original series airs Friday nights at at 9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT. On Taste ...

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

Average Rating: (3.4 / 5)

Shredded Chicken: Poach skinless chicken breasts in stock or bake in the oven for 20 minutes at 350 degrees. Or ...

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Plum Chicken

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Easy, one dish delicious sweet chicken recipe, which I received from my Auntie Merideth. Loved by kids of all ages.

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Beer Can Chicken

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Probably the strangest looking dish you would ever care to see, but definitely one of the tastiest, if you get ...

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